aortic regurgitation

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aortic regurgitation

n.
The backward flow of blood from the aorta into the left ventricle caused by incompetent closure of the aortic valve. Also called aortic insufficiency.
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Dilation of the aorta root and its descending portion (60-100%), with secondary aortic insufficiency, increases risk of acute aortic dissection and death.
The device was designed to resize, reshape, and stabilize the aortic valve annulus in patients undergoing valve repair for aortic insufficiency.
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Other less commonly recognized but critical signs of ABAD include systolic blood pressure greater than 150 (70.1% of patients), abdominal pain (42.7%), aortic insufficiency murmur (12.0%), pulse deficits (9.2%), and syncope (4.1%)[2].
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The patient had received an aortic bioprosthetic valve replacement in January 2008 for aortic insufficiency. After he returned home in March, he carried out gardening activities and used potting mixes to plant flowers.